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Like the Bengali language Bengali poetry finds its lineage to Pali and other Prakrit socio-cultural traditions. An antagonism to Vedic rituals and laws heightened to a culmination in the Buddhist and Jainist movements. However, modern Bengali owes as much to Sanskrit. Like the society that thrived to populate the modern Bengal, Bengali language and culture appears to be a perfect amalgam of almost unanalysable elements.
Age of Confusion
Utpal Kumar Basu
Sixties and Seventies : Youthful Dreams
Eighties and Nineties : Frustrated Youth
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